Tag Archives | waxwing

Kicking off the year with Ken

I have been birding for close on 50 years now and with my 70th birthday coming up this year, I decided that I would take time off from everything and spend a whole year on a Grand Birding Tour of Britain. Over the years I have travelled from Lands End to John O’Groats in search […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }

Anglesey Birds – Ken’s Review January 2013

I have asked Ken Croft, my friend and now guiding colleague, to write up his birding year so far. “My year started off in Birmingham, seeing the New Year in with my brother and his family. An early morning move saw me in Shrewsbury where I joined Pat and Enid for a New Year’s Day […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

I have a confession…

I had decided to tell you on Tuesday when we had spent the morning searching round Holyhead for Ken’s flock of five Waxwing. I didn’t catch up with our Bohemian friends, but I did have great views of beautiful starlings as they shimmered and sang. Despite their decline, starlings are much maligned. People often tell me […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }